The Picture ShowThe Picture Show

Photo Stories From NPR

A girl stands in the middle of a poppy field as Marines pass by on patrol. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

itoggle caption David Gilkey/NPR

An Afghan construction worker washes up before evening prayers in Kabul's Old City of Murad Khane. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

itoggle caption David Gilkey/NPR

Support NPR

Support NPR

NPR Shop

Support The Programs You Love

© NPR

A soldier with Bravo Company, 101st Airborne Div., yells for more ammunition while trying to suppress heavy enemy fire. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

itoggle caption David Gilkey/NPR
David Gilkey/NPR

Ben Taylor, a Navy Corpsman, left, and U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Joshua Sands, a medic with 3rd Platoon “Lucky Dustoff," during a training mission in Southern Afghanistan. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

itoggle caption David Gilkey/NPR